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Heat Warning Prompts Winnipeg to Invite Residents to ‘Cool Off’

Heat Warning Prompts Winnipeg to Invite Residents to ‘Cool Off’

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A woman swims in a pool at a hotel in Kelowna, B.C., on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

WINNIPEG — It will be a sticky and muggy one out there this weekend in southern Manitoba.

The City of Winnipeg is inviting residents to beat the heat by cooling off in civic facilities as temperatures reach the mid-30s over the next few days.

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As Temperatures Get Warmer, More Cases of Voyeurism Are Reported: Police

As Temperatures Get Warmer, More Cases of Voyeurism Are Reported: Police

By Gabriele Roy & Alanna Rizza, The Canadian Press

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Commuters wait to take the subway at Christie Station in Toronto on Friday, June 22, 2018. As the temperatures outside get warmer, police say the reported number of cases of voyeurism tend to rise. Domenic Sinopoli, an inspector with the Toronto police sex crimes unit, says around 60 per cent of all voyeurism cases are reported during the summer. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin)

TORONTO – As the temperatures outside get warmer, police say the reported number of cases of voyeurism tend to rise.

Domenic Sinopoli, an inspector with the Toronto police sex crimes unit, says around 60 per cent of all voyeurism cases are reported during the summer.

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Hot, Hot Heat: Southern Manitoba Expecting Scorcher of a Weekend

Hot, Hot Heat: Southern Manitoba Expecting Scorcher of a Weekend

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People cool down in a public pool in Montreal, Thursday, July 5, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

WINNIPEG — As Baz Luhrmann said, “wear sunscreen.” You’ll need plenty of it this weekend.

Southern Manitoba is being thrown into a bout of multi-day temperatures that will hover around 30°C. Along with the heat will come elevated relative humidity levels, making it feel like closer to the mid-40s.

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Six Dead in Montreal as Much of Canada Remains Under Blanket of Hot, Humid Air

Six Dead in Montreal as Much of Canada Remains Under Blanket of Hot, Humid Air

By The Canadian Press

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A woman cools down in a water fountain as she beats the heat in Montreal, Monday, July 2, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

MONTREAL – Montreal health officials are blaming the heavy heat and humidity for at least six deaths in recent days.

Dr. Mylene Drouin told a news conference today the deaths have been investigated and are linked directly to the heat wave.

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This Summer Will Be Slightly Warmer Than Last Year’s, Meteorologist Says

This Summer Will Be Slightly Warmer Than Last Year’s, Meteorologist Says

By The Canadian Press

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Horses graze on a ranch as sprinklers water the pasture at sunset near Midway, B.C., on Saturday, May 12, 2018. One of Canada’s most high-profile weather forecasters says that while spring may have been slow to start, it will be a hot summer throughout much of the country. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

One of Canada’s most high-profile weather forecasters says that while spring may have been slow to start, it will be a hot summer throughout much of the country.

The Weather Network says the season’s forecast calls for a slightly warmer version of last year’s summer in most parts of Canada.

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Manitoba Eases Some Fire Restrictions After Rainfall

Manitoba Eases Some Fire Restrictions After Rainfall

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Much-needed precipitation in southern Manitoba on Friday has allowed for some burning restrictions to be lifted in the southeast part of the province.

From PR 302 to the Ontario border and from the Trans-Canada Highway south to the U.S. border the daytime campfire restrictions have been lifted. Motorized backcountry travel restrictions remain in place.

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Wildfires Trigger More Manitoba Travel Restrictions

Wildfires Trigger More Manitoba Travel Restrictions

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A large grass fire burns near Dugald Road just east of Lagimodiere Boulevard on Sunday, April 29, 2018. (@UFFW867)

More travel restrictions have been put into place across Manitoba as dry and windy conditions continue throughout the province and pose a fire risk.

Manitoba Sustainable Development has also cancelled burning permits for the western, eastern and central regions of Manitoba.

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